If you’re the kind of person who embraces the festive season with open arms, egg nog and all, and is partial to the occasional pavlova face plant, the close proximity between Christmas eating, and post-Christmas beach holiday probably seems like a cruel and unusual idea.
This year, we say there will be no hiding under beach towels with stuffing-regret. We’ve rounded up some the best Brisbane body busters in the biz to get you firm and fit for the beach this year, regardless of your rum-ball intake.
If the prospect of non-stop eating for a month is temptingly terrifying, bring in the clean eating experts to keep you on the straight and narrow. YouFoodz is a fresh new healthy-food delivery service we are totally digging. They can deliver to your home or office, and knowing their fresh (never frozen) meals are waiting for you when you need it is nothing short of a Christmas miracle. Plus, they make delish dishes, like chicken parmys, rosemary roast lamb, and healthy meatballs and mushroom casserole. With Youfoodz in your corner all your cravings will be well satisfied.
Leg Vein Doctor
Sex-up your stems with a visit to the Leg Vein Doctor. These pins perfectionists should be your first call if you spider or varicose veins are your beef. It’s the little things that can make-or-break your bikini confidence, and using the latest techniques with minimal pain and no down time, you can trust your gams with these guys!
If the thought of getting a PT makes you want to dive under your doona with a bag of Maltesers, you need to meet the cool and friendly gang at Kelvin Grove’s Anchor Training. Not your typical gym, Anchor Training offer a holistic approach to training your bod’ that’s based on building a strong rapport with your trainer, and working you out in a fun, not-scary environment. They also have a timetable of classes that works with your Christmas party schedule, and includes yoga, Spartan-style group workouts, and intense short-burst sessions. If New Year's resolutions are more your style, then why not sign up to Anchor's 6-week Spartan Challenge kicking off on 7th January? See all the deets here.
Ready to bust a move? The team at new Brisbane gym, F45 Training promise to get you in shape this silly season. F45 is a high-energy, systemised training wonderland. Suitable for any fitness level (even Christmas-cake-loving novices like us can do it!), F45 promises a fun workout where no two sessions will ever be the same. The F45 guys are responsible for crafting the fine physiques of some of the biggest names in the game (they’re responsible for Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine body—we told you they were good), so you can trust them with your beach body.
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